Digiday Publishing Summit @ Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
Mar 21 – Mar 23 all-day

The time for quick fixes is over. Publishers need to move beyond complaining about the duopoly to take control of their futures by focusing on their own strategies, whether that’s subscriptions, making programmatic work, commerce models or video offerings.

Join hundreds of publishing executives at the Digiday Publishing Summit for three days of new connections and honest insight on the future of media.

Digiday Publishing Summit

Social Media and Broadcasting Conference 2018 @ BBC Radio Theatre
Mar 23 all-day

Social Media and Broadcasting Conference 2018

Morning: Disruption and Deception: What Next for News?

With Keynote from BuzzFeed tech editor, Charlie Warzel followed by a discussion on trust, verification and the future of news on social chaired by Nic Newman, author of Reuteurs Institute Digital Report with expert speakers including Mark Little founder of Storyful.,Orit Kopel co-founder of WikiTribune, Mark Frankel social media editor BBC News, Niall McGarry founder of JOE Media, Alison Gow editor in chief of Trinity Mirror Regional, and an introduction by Fiona Campbell Controller of BBC News mobile & online.

Afternoon: The Social Generation: How To Reach And Engage New Audiences

Discover what makes great social content across all platforms with speakers from Netflix;LADbible;ITV; Giphy; BBC Worldwide Digital Studios; Love Island’s executive producer Tom Gould, and and Richard Cowles, Creative Director at ITV Studios with a special recording of Love Islanders discussing their experience. BBC controllers: Damian Kavanagh (BBC THREE), Ben Cooper (R1/1Xtra, and Asian Network) and an introduction by Charlotte Moore, Director of BBC Content.

Programmatic Punch NY @ Ogilvy & Mather
Mar 28 all-day

As a famous boxer once said ‘Everyone has a plan until they get a punch in the face.’
Well, a combination of innovation and regulation in adtech could – metaphorically speaking- add up to such a punch.

The Drum’s Programmatic Punch is designed to help you duck and dive to ensure you exploit the opportunities of this new age, as opposed to succumb to its threats.

The event aims to serve as a wake-up call about the revolution this industry is going through.

The Reader Revenue Revolution @ Prince Philip House
Apr 5 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am

How are publishing leaders creating progress and where are they headed in future? What are the new technologies that facilitate this more sophisticated and productive relationship with the reader? These are some of the key questions we will address with some of the leading publishers and tech providers in this space.

Join the AOP’s second Crunch event, The Reader Revenue Revolution, to:

  • Understand winning reader revenue strategies now and for the future
  • Discover the new technologies that are driving revenue
  • Understand how you can create the solution you need for your own unique challenges
Digital Media Europe 2018 @ JP/Politikens Hus A/S
Apr 10 – Apr 11 all-day

The only truly European conference focused on digital revenue

Programmatic I/O @ San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Apr 10 – Apr 11 all-day

Join 1,200+ attendees at AdExchanger’s Programmatic I/O conference in San Francisco – the original and world’s largest conference focused on programmatic media and marketing.


IAB Digital Britain Manchester 2018 @ Bridgewater Hall
Apr 19 all-day
Sitting at the heart of the industry, we have one aim – to work with all the players to build a sustainable future for digital advertising.

This Spring sees us travel to Manchester to roadshow some of our very best speakers covering everything from VR and AR (Tracey Follows, Futurist) to the impact of music on audiences (Rak Patel, Spotify), to the ins and outs of Programmatic (panel led by Google).

Join us as these and other industry experts take a deep dive into the different aspects of digital advertising to help brands better engage their consumers and share top tips on how businesses can prepare for the future.

Programmatic Marketing Summit @ Ritz-Carlton New Orleans
May 30 – Jun 1 all-day

Brand marketers are becoming smarter about ad tech. More and more companies have improved their in-house programmatic media buying capabilities by holding direct billing relationships with tech vendors, as well as building in-house teams to oversee programmatic strategy. As brand marketers take back control of their ad tech stacks from their media agencies, the era of hidden programmatic margins is nearing an end.

Join us at the Digiday Programmatic Marketing Summit this spring as we explore these trends and what they mean for brand marketers going into the future.

Digiday Programmatic Marketing Summit

World News Media Congress 2018 @ Congress Center Estoril
Jun 6 – Jun 8 all-day

A unique global gathering of chief editors, publishers and CEOs passionate about media freedom and taking action to ensure a sustainable news industry.

AdMonsters Publisher Forum: Defining the Future of Digital Media @ The Nines Hotel
Aug 12 – Aug 15 all-day

No other conference comes close to offering the community, exchange of ideas and learning opportunities of the AdMonsters Publisher Forum [drop the mic].

  • Connect with your peers to advance the digital media industry.
    Delve into the latest topics focused on maximizing revenue.
    Experience a unique event with an agenda you help set.
    Interact with technology service providers and see their solutions in action.
    Take away actionable insights for your company, your department and yourself.
    Don’t take our word for it. Over 98% of attendees leave with tangible learnings that they can apply in their job:

“Best event in our space. All Ad Ops people should attend, it is actionable and the only place where you can interact with your people for hours on end.”

“This is a great experience to meet other people in your same industry who are going through similar issues. It is an opportunity to learn about new solutions as well as contribute to the community.”

“It’s the one place to go and collaborate with other publishers. The learning environment is invaluable.”

“AdMonsters Publisher Forums is the place where your career takes off.”